Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and other related fields.

Hopson-Laurent Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dallas Foundation
Amount: At Least $1,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors at public or private high schools in Choctaw County, Oklahoma who plan to pursue studies in architecture, art, or forestry.

Emily M. Hewitt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Calaveras Big Trees Association
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in an accredited California post-secondary educational institution whose educational career goal coincides in communicating and interpreting nature’s wonder. Applicant must be pursuing degrees in environmental protection, forestry, wildlife and fisheries biology, parks and recreation, park management, environmental law and public policy, environmental art, or California history.

National Dairy Shrine Scholarships
Sponsor: National Dairy Shrine
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. students attending schools, colleges and universities in the United States who are majoring in dairy industry or other agricultural related fields.

Oregon Association of Nurseries Scholarship
Sponsor: Oregon Association of Nurseries
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and college students from Oregon and Southwest Washington who are preparing for a career in ornamental horticulture or a related field.

4-H Youth In Action Awards
Sponsor: 4-H
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Award is open to 4-H members/recent alums who are between the ages of 15 and 19 years of age.

American Wine Society Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Wine Society Educational Foundation (AWSEF)
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time graduate students who have completed at least one semester in a graduate program leading to an M.S., Ph.D., or equivalent in enology, viticulture, or health aspects of wine.

NPFDA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to employees of a NPFDA Member Company or children of employees who are graduating high school seniors or current college students. Applicant must submit an essay describing their goals and aspirations.

NTHA Scholarships
Sponsor: Norther Tier Hardwood Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students majoring in forest management, forest products, or a closely related field. Applicant must have graduated from a high school or lived in one of the following counties in Pennsylvania: Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wyoming, Pike, Wayne, Lackawanna, and Luzerne.

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are majoring (or plan to major) in a field related to sustainability.

American Floral Endowment Scholarship Programs
Sponsor: American Floral Endowment
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to students who will be pursuing a career that is in a field related to floriculture or horticulture. Applicant must also be a citizen or resident of the United States or Canada, or be enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States or Canada.

Angus Foundation Undergraduate Student Scholarship
Sponsor: American Angus Association – Angus Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have at one time been a National Junior Angus Association member and must currently be a Junior, Regular or Life member of the American Angus Association. Applicant must be under the age of 25 prior to January 1 of the year of application.

DuPage County Farm Bureau Named Scholarships
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students whose parents are members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL). While one of the scholarships is open to all majors, the other majors are open to specifically to students studying an agricultural-related course of study or culinary or nutrition program with a knowledge about agriculture.

Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Elmburst Garden Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences.

Montana Life Members Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are Montana residents and citizens of the United States and are majoring in Conservation, Horticulture, Parks or Forestry, Greenhouse Management, Land Management or related subjects.

Murphy Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Montana Federation of Garden Clubs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Montana residents who are at least college Sophomores with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be majoring in a horticulture-related major.

Orchid Care Scholarship
Sponsor: Orchids Made Easy
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a program in Botany, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation, or related field, with a focus on orchids.

Race for Education Scholarship
Sponsor: The Race for Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a field of study within the equine, animal science or agricultural industry and/or whose family is employed in the equine industry. Applicant must be 24 years old or younger and have at least a 2.85 GPA.

Washington Thoroughbred Scholarship
Sponsor: The Race for Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending a college or university in Washington state, pursuing a career in pre-veterinary medicine (equine emphasis), equine science, racetrack management, equine business or pasture management.

Advancing Agricultural Science Opportunities for Native Americans (AASONA) Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020extended to May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American students who are pursuing agriculture related STEM degrees during the upcoming academic year.

DMI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 22, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize diary. Majors can include communications/public relations, journalism, marketing, business, economics, nutrition, food science, and Ag education.

Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Sheep Industry Association
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students involved in sheep and/or wool research in such areas as animal science, agriculture economics or veterinary medicine.

Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Soil Science Society of America
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students who are enrolled in a North American university. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a land grant university, or other universities or colleges have equivalent agricultural curriculum. Applicant must have career goals in soil and water conservation.

Nevada Heritage Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Nevada Heritage Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Nevada students currently enrolled in either a traditional or non-traditional post-secondary program. Preference will be given to students pursuing career goals in the Agricultural or Ag-Business industry.

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